Why Greece can be a powerful ally
Its pragmatic prime minister offers welcome political stability
Cubans' unprecedented cry for change
Recent protests mark a new era of defiance
A strategic mistake?
Senior Fellow Eric Edelman tells Bill Kristol why the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan may be an important strategic mistake
Remembering September 11
As the grim 20th anniversary of the terror attacks approaches, the Miller Center offers resources to understand the aftermath
Presidential resources for teachers
The Miller Center features a variety of content that can help teachers bring history alive for their students
White supremacy on trial
Four years after the deadly attack on Charlottesville, a landmark federal lawsuit against those responsible is going to court. Integrity First for America is taking on the leaders of this violent movement, and IFA’s Executive Director Amy Spitalnick and lead attorneys Roberta Kaplan and Karen Dunn discuss the suit with UVA Law's Risa Goluboff.
UVA is investing $100 million in saving democracy. Can it make a difference?
Melody Barnes, executive director of the new UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy, outlines her aspirations in The Washington Post
Biden Administration tracker
A new Miller Center project offers insights about the top 100 staff members in the Biden Administration
Covid Commission Planning Group launches
Public health experts and leading foundations begin work to prepare for a potential national commission
'Illumination': The Miller Center magazine
LBJ on what not to do
President Biden could learn from the mistakes President Johnson made as he managed a splintered Democratic Party
Key moments in a key year
When presidents first take office, they usually find that winning the election isn't the hard part
Ten lessons from presidential oral history
The Miller Center's Presidential Oral History program shows us that experience is the best teacher, even if it's decades old
Highlights from the First Year 2017 Project
Rebuilding a crumbling nation
Experts offer a range of recommendations for rebuilding America's infrastructure
National security in the first year
Watch an overview of the national security challenges facing a new president
Race and Justice in America
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography
E pluribus unum? Race, religion, and American identity
Experts including Ibram X. Kendi, Larycia Hawkins, and Jason Johnson probe America's original sin of racism on this PrezFest 2019 panel
The Kerner Commission and the unraveling of American liberalism
Historian Steve Gillon talks about his book on the Kerner Commission, whose report on urban unrest reshaped debates about race and inequality in America
Secret White House Tapes
LBJ orders some new Haggar pants
President Johnson called the Haggar clothing company to order some new pants, providing specific (and sometimes graphic) instructions on how they should be customized for him
"Some fool thing"
14 months before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt ruminates on the growing crisis in the East
Nixon on Jews in the federal government
Nixon orders his chief of staff to "see what we can do about" Jews in the federal government.
He was the first and (so far) the only President of the United States to resign the office
He just moved up in historians' rankings, to fifth-best president in the nation's history
Critical insights for the nation's governance
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